Linux Mint 18.1: Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution. It offers a more complete out-of-the-box experience, including browser add-ons, multimedia codecs, support for DVD, Java and more.
It also comes with a custom desktop and menu, many unique configuration tools, and a web-based package installation interface, from Ubuntu software repositories.
Both versions offer upgrades to X-apps applications. Update Manager can also display a list of available kernel versions with recommendations.
Linux Mint 18.1 Additional information in the official announcement:
All download links
|Cinnamon||32-bit||64-bit||An edition featuring the Cinnamon desktop|
|MATE||32-bit||64-bit||An edition featuring the MATE desktop|
|Xfce||32-bit||64-bit||An edition featuring the Xfce desktop|
|KDE||32-bit||64-bit||An edition featuring the KDE desktop|